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Highlights Of The 2016 Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada Season

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 20:20 Tuesday, 18 October 2016 20:12

Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR CanadaThe Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada’s fourth season in 2016 was highlighted by record-breaking performances on the course, a milestone in charitable giving by tournaments, a continuation of alumni proving themselves on both the Web.com Tour and the PGA TOUR.

Competitive highlights included Dan McCarthy’s record-breaking season, marked by four victories, two of which were seven-stroke wins, and the new all-time record for single-season earnings. Past members of the Mackenzie Tour proved successful as well, with Tony Finau earning his first career PGA TOUR win and 14 players earning a spot in the Web.com Tour Finals, including six who went on to earn PGA TOUR cards. Among the six were three former Mackenzie Tour Order of Merit winners – Mackenzie Hughes (2013), Joel Dahman (2014) and J.J. Spaun (2015) – who earned their maiden PGA TOUR cards for the 2016-17 season.



2016 PGA of BC Awards: A Night To Remember

Last Updated on Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:33 Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:18

PGA of BC AwardsRICHMOND, British Columbia (Jeff Sutherland /iG) — The PGA of BC honoured their best and brightest on October 12, 2016, at the River Rock Casino in Richmond, BC.

This year’s Awards Celebration was highlighted with the presentation of the Dick Munn Golf Professional of the Year award presented by Cutter & Buck to Alan Palmer of Shaughnessy Golf & Country Club.



PGA of BC Names 2016 Award Recipients

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 October 2016 17:56 Thursday, 13 October 2016 17:39

altRICHMOND, British Columbia (PGA of BC) — On Wednesday October 12, 2016 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, the PGA of British Columbia recognized the proud achievements of its members at the 2016 PGA of BC Awards Celebration.

Eighteen awards were presented Wednesday night, preceded by a special presentation by the ALS Society of British Columbia. The PGA of BC has supported the Society for 11 years with its Golfathon for ALS fundraisers across the province, and has raised over $1.3 million for the duration of the program.

Below is a complete list of the 2016 PGA of BC Awards recipients:



PGA of BC Names 2016 Awards, Scholarship, & Bursary Recipients

Last Updated on Sunday, 09 October 2016 19:28 Sunday, 09 October 2016 19:22

altRICHMOND, British Columbia BC (PGA of BC) — The PGA of BC is proud to announce the recipients of three of its 2016 awards, as well as the 2016 Forestar Golf Community Leadership Bursary, and the Jim Gibson Scholarship. This recognition program is designed to honour individuals in the golf community that exhibit qualities such as volunteerism, selflessness, passion, and dedication to the game. The recipients, along with the winners of ten other PGA of BC Awards, will be recognized at the PGA of BC Awards Ceremony, held on October 12 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond.



BC’s du Toit Maintains Top Standing In Weekly Rankings

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:32 Thursday, 15 September 2016 21:24

altPositive movements for six of the Top-10 in Canada, while the remaining four maintained their standings, including top-ranked Jared du Toit, who begins the new collegiate season at No. 26 in the world.

Lawren Rowe gained 440 spots in the world rankings to move into the Top-20 in Canada after finishing in a tie for 23rd at the California State Fair Amateur. The University of Victoria Vike is coming off a solid summer in which he posted a runner-up finish at the Canadian University/College Championship and a tie for ninth at the Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship. Fellow Canadian Patrick Murphy finished third at the same event, four strokes behind the winner.



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